DPS identifies woman killed in two-vehicle Gregg County crash

DPS identifies woman killed in two-vehicle Gregg County crash
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GREGG COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - One person died Friday in a two-vehicle crash near the city of White Oak.

The Texas Department of Public Safety identified the woman as Kim Yvonne Hayes, 61, of Wagoner, Oklahoma.

According to a preliminary DPS crash report, the wreck occurred at 7:12 a.m. Friday on Highway 42, two miles south of White Oak in Gregg County.

Troopers determined that Michael Buenrostro, 61, of Longview, was traveling north on Highway 42 in a 2012 Chevrolet 2500, when he crossed over into the southbound lane and struck a 2018 Chevrolet Silverado driven by Hayes.

Hayes was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to Lakeview Funeral Home in Longview.

Buenrostro was taken to a hospital in Longview.

The crash remains under investigation.

The wreck temporarily shut down traffic on Highwa 42.

Southbound traffic was rerouted to Harrison Road, while northbound traffic was turned around and sent back south at the Sabine River Bridge.

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